Eastern Alabama Railway's (EARY) train from the CSX interchange nears home as it approaches Sylacauga behind an eclectic mix of power.
Birmingham Terminal power switches cars at the port, passing the main gate to the facility along Birmingport Road.
An unpatched SP AC44, #187, leads a grain train bound for the Ferromex interchange at the Mexican border at Eagle Pass, TX across the Sunset Route. A rare sight in 2014, no doubt about that.
A phase IV P32 sits idle at the San Antonio Amtrak station awaiting the late night arrival of the Sunset Limited to switch cars. Normally, this switching is performed with the Texas Eagle consist... (more)
UP's hauler from the Toyota Tundra truck plant returns to San Antonio, TX behind two rare standard cab SD60s. The lead unit, while due for a visit to the paint shop, still sports the classic red ... (more)
A MRL helper set accelerates from Bozeman as it shoves a loaded grain train westward over the pass. The NP is still alive and well along the MRL, with searchlight signals, old depots, and railroa... (more)
Fort Worth & Western's Cresson Turn navigates the suburbs of Fort Worth along this former Santa Fe line. Today's turn of 100+ cars is powered by four SD40-2s.
EMD's SD70ACe-P4 demos are switched at the east end of remote Timpas siding after a day of testing with BNSF's R&D test cars. The mostly silent (except for Amtrak's SW Chief) Raton Sub provides a... (more)
The westward Chief passes the endangered semaphores at the west end of the Chapelle siding.
The Southwest Chief passes some glorious fall foliage as it prepares to slow for its next station stop at Trinidad.
Amtrak's train #3, the Southwest Chief, highballs rural Model, CO on its way to its next station stop at Trinidad, CO on the famed Santa Fe Raton Sub.
A northward UP freight departs San Antonio's ex-MP Sosan Yard on the Austin Sub.
Southern 630 storms south at Bowen on its way to Oneida, TN as part of the 21st Century steam program. The old Southern signal bridge is not long for this world as its replacement litters the rig... (more)
Late in the day on 31 May, Southern 630 highballs northward to Lexington, KY, crossing the bridge at South Fork.
Deep in central Texas at rural Lometa, the power for the aptly named Heart of Texas Railroad awaits the next call to duty as BNSF's QCLOHOU flies by on the adjacent mainline.